UPDATE: OSP identifies drivers in head-on collision near Junction City

Troopers and emergency personnel responded around 8:15 a.m.

Posted: Sep 14, 2018 6:17 PM

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. -- Oregon State Police identified the drivers involved in Friday morning’s head-on collision on Highway 99W near Junction City.

OSP said Tyson Kegler, 30, of Eugene was traveling north in a gray 2012 Ford Fusion when he veered into the opposite lane.

RELATED: Head-on collision near Junction City sends two to hospital

Kegler struck a 2017 Toyota Prius driven by Cheri Bullock, 38, of Philomath.

Kegler and Bullock were taken to Riverbend Hospital in Springfield but both are expected to survive, according to troopers.

The highway was closed for about an hour and a half after the crash.

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